microtypography


Microtypography is the art of controlling the fine details in type, such as inter-word and inter-letter spacing, hyphenation and justification.

Books 9

Eleventh Typonine type specimen presenting Surogat font family.
Sixth Typonine type specimen showcasing Nocturno font family.
A dense book full of investigation of the typographic practice, elaborating on the future and new developments in the field of typography.
A Typotheque type specimen showing entire collection of typefaces, after inclusion of Typonine’s library of fonts.
Fourth Typonine specimen presenting the Thema typeface family.

Articles 9

Aware that there is no such thing as total neutrality, Neutral typeface explores how the absence of stylistic associations can help the reader to engage with the content of a text.
Typeface stories · 21 March 2014 · English · 1847 words
Tribunal went through multiple iterations in a very public trial-and-error process as the custom font of the cross-platform Slovene student magazine Tribuna. Its key stylistic features were developed to meet the functional requirements of a constantly evolving publication with a limited budget.
Typeface stories · 13 December 2013 · English · 1424 words
Greta Sans was been planned from the outset as a system of interrelated styles. From the very beginning, work proceeded on multiple styles simultaneously. This text is a reflection on the process of designing large typeface systems.
Typeface stories · 25 April 2012 · English · 1709 words
Detailed look at the English edition of Letter Fountain, typographic reference book examining the form and anatomy of Latin alphabet.
Reviews · 24 June 2011 · English · 1218 words
A real-life situation that forced a type designer to evaluate his profession. One small typographic detail (an incorrect version of the diacritic over the letter L) caused troubles with the authorities. With a happy end.
Essays · 25 September 2010 · English · 1466 words

Blogs 3

The Parmigiano Typographic System is the most extensive family of fonts inspired by Giambattista Bodoni.
7 July 2014
Typotheque type specimen No. 10 makes typeface selection easier and more fun with split pages that let you create over 10,000 type combinations.
14 May 2014
How Al Gore requested a change of inconvenient figure one in Brioni typeface for his book Our Choice.
7 January 2010